Motorcyclist Dies Following Crash in Lafayette (UPDATED)
(UPDATED STORY): Lafayette Police say the rider involved in Sunday evening's crash has been identified as 27-year-old Jake A. Chaisson of Lafayette. He has died from his injuries.
(ORIGINAL STORY): A motorcyclist is listed in critical condition and is suffering from severe injuries following a crash Sunday night in the 600 block of S. College Road shortly before 8:00 p.m.
Lafayette Police say the male rider struck a curb and lost control, then was ejected from the motorcycle. Paramedics arrived on scene as officers were performing life saving measures and transported him to an area hospital.
As you can see in the map above, the 600 block of S. College Drive is near the road's intersection with Johnston Street.
Man Identified in Fatal Motorcycle Crash at Lafayette Roundabout
Last week, KPEL reported on a motorcycle crash that caused a motorcyclist to lose his life when his motorcycle crashed into the roundabout at the intersection of Ridge Road and Rue Du Belier.
He was unresponsive at the scene as paramedics took him to the hospital in critical condition after the motorcycle flipped over the roundabout.
The man later died from his injuries. He is identified as 65-year-old Raphael Reviere of Lafayette.
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